I am 76 years old and have been writing poetry for seven years. I taught music in the public schools in NJ for 25 years. I am married and have 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. Many of my poems are in 16 published books and I have also published 5 children's books written in poetic form. To purchase my books please visit: http: //stores.lulu.com/reizerj
I have written 170 songs and 149 of them are available for you to listen to along with videos on You tube.com They are under my name Edwina Reizer. more »
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Edwina Reizer Poems
What Is Family?
A family is love That puts itself above Everything else in this world.
A Ballad For Helen Keller
How can I know what I can't see? It's never been a part of me. How can I know what I can't hear?
Beauty Of Life
I wonder as I look around at all the beauty that I've found. I've found it in the smallest places. I've found it in the smiles on faces.
The frightened ballerina, standing on her toes stood behind the curtain in a dainty pose.
The Death Of A Tree
When I see a tree cut down whose life was not yet done I look upon it with a frown and then look at the sun.
Liar, Liar Pants On Fire
Liar, liar we see the fire coming from your mouth each day. The fire that burns the truth as we struggle along our way,
Survival Of The Fittest
When the lion roars and makes himself heard all in the jungle shall listen As he stalks his prey from hunger he feels on his face his eyes do glisten.
Amelia, Amelia where did you go? They’ve searched and searched but still we don’t know. Oh the courage to fly in the air
Each year I await your long journeyed flight. And magically you appear before my sight. Strong, yet fragile you've come to stay where the warmth will draw you towards my way.
Those Special Moments
If only we could keep those moments from slippin' away, grab hold of them and cherish them and try to make them stay.
Ballad Of Langston Hughes
Great man of your time, poet of verse and poet of rhyme you let the white man know how easy it is to let go
You want to have fear? Listen to what you hear emanating on sound waves approaching your ear.
Some drink to take away pain. Some eat and try to forget. Some think and try to just stay sane. Some cry big tears so wet.
Why is it that man looks great even with a bald pate? And a woman’s crowning glory usually has an early date
What Is Family?
A family is love
That puts itself above
Everything else in this world.
A family is trust
That's fair and just
In its treatment of each other.
A family is pride
And will never hide
Its feelings for one another.
A family is dear
And won't disappear
When things are getting tough.
A family is hope
That learns to cope
With all that comes their way.
A family is sound
With their feet on the ground
On every brand new day.
A family is kind
And will always find
The time to be together.
A family is wise